Dr Lena Lindahl

Email: Lena.Lindahl@sofi.su.se
Phone: 08-163459
Address: Stockholm university, 106 91 Stockholm, Sweden


I am Associate Professor at SOFI, Stockholm University, where I also took my PhD (2008).
My research covers topics such as economic preference parameters, inequality and socio-economic mobility and questions related to health inequality. My research is empirically oriented. More information can be found in my CV.

Current teaching:
Ph.D course in the Economics of Inequality

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Publications in international peer reviewed journals:
1. "Time Discounting and Criminal Behavior", 2016, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, PNAS, 113(22), 6160–6165, (with David åkerlund, Bart Golsteyn and Hans Grönqvist).

2. "Adolescent Time Preferences Predict Lifetime Outcomes", Economic Journal, 2014, 124(580), 565-761, (with Bart Golsteyn and Hans Grönqvist).

3."On the Variability of Income Within and Across Generations", Economics Letters, 2012, 117, 165-167, (with Markus Jäntti).

4. "What More Than Parental Income? An Exploration of what Swedish Siblings get from their Parents" , The B.E. Journal of Economic Analysis & Policy, 2010, 10(1) Contributions, Article 102, 1-38, (with Anders Björklund and Matthew Lindquist).

5."A Comparisonof Family and Neighborhood Effects on Grades, Test Scores, Educational Attainment and Income - Evidence from Sweden" Journal of Economic Inequality, 2011, 9(2), 207-226.

6. "Do Birth Order and Family Size matter for Intergenerational Income Mobility? Evidence from Sweden" Applied Economics, 2008, 40, 2239-2257.

7. "College Choice and Subsequent Earnings. Results using Swedish Sibling Data" Scandinavian Journal of Economics, 2005, 107(3), 437-457, (with Håkan Regner).

8. "Trends in Life Expectancy by Income and the Role of Specific Causes of Death" (with Karin Hederos Eriksson, Markus Jäntti and Jenny Torssander). Forthcoming in Economica
9. "Equality of Opportunity and Gender" (with Karin Hederos Eriksson and Markus Jäntti). Social Choice and Welfare 49(3), 605-635.

Current research projects:

1."Labour Income, Social Transfers and Child Poverty in Rich Nations” (with Bruce Bradbury and Markus Jäntti).
2. ʺThe Intergenerational Consequences of Time Preferences: Parental Investment Behavior and Childrenʹs Lifetime Outcomesʺ (with Tomas Dohmen, Bart Golsteyn, Gerard Pfann and André Richter).
3. "School to Work Transitions and Later Labour Market Careers for Early School Leavers" (with Erling Barth, Karsten Albaek, Rita Asplund and Pekka Vanhala)

CV.pdf (pdf / 149273)

Last updated on 2018-08-08 at 14:03